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Senior Civil Engineer - Substation

Company: Schweitzer Engineering Labs
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

SEL Engineering Services, Inc. (SEL - ES) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Civil Engineer - Substation position in King of Prussia, PA. If you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your extensive technical expertise related to substation design and construction while developing creative project solutions to delight customers, then this position is for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Acts as a mentor to engineers, specialists, and technicians.

  2. Development of project scopes, engineering budgets, design schedules and safety requirements with SEL project staff.

  3. Review proposals, calculations and submittal drawings as required to provide engineering services for electrical substations.

  4. Develop layout, grading, drainage, foundation, structural plans and regulatory documentation adhering to any local county/state special requirements.

  5. Estimate costs, personnel, and materials needed for projects, establish schedule, and oversee project implementation, including verification of civil installations.

  6. Work directly with plan review and state agencies, to ensure projects meet International, National and State code requirements.

  7. Coordination with customer and project team to ensure compliance with approved construction plans and customer standards.

  8. Performing civil reviews and inspections of completed projects to ensure they have been constructed in accordance with the drawings.

  9. Researches, innovates, and develops new solutions andor processes.

  10. Responsible for environmental, health and safety leadership, maintaining a safe workplace, safety awareness and training, accident investigations and reporting, and implementing safe and environmentally sound work practices.

  11. Model, teach, and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.

  12. Understand. Create. Simplify.

  13. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

B.S. and/or M.S. in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience

Professional Engineers license

8 years of civil engineering experience demonstrating progressive responsibilities

4 years of experience designing and building electrical substations, distribution lines, and/or transmission lines

4 years working in a consulting engineering role

Thorough knowledge and interpretation of the applicable codes and standards and an understanding of industry and regulatory practices

Experience with writing civil and structural standards

Experience managing teams

Project management experience with strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

Willingness to travel a minimum of 25% of the time

Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Background check results satisfactory to SEL

Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

Background in electrical substation design and engineering

Ability to utilize various design programs (AutoCAD Civil 3D, Foundation design, WinIGS), to create customer and agency approv

Keywords: Schweitzer Engineering Labs, Houston , Senior Civil Engineer - Substation, Other , Houston, Texas

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